"The Artifacts of Visitacion" is a suite in three parts:
- Approaching the Zone in Harmont
- First Blind Quarter, Second Blind, and so on
- The Golden Sphere, and Departure
Titles are inspired by the science fiction novel Roadside Picnic written by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky published in 1971, upon which Andrei Tarkovsky's film Stalker was loosely based. This recording serves as a musical offering to accompany the narrative.
The Artifacts of Visitacion is a live, improvised performance recorded at The Lab in San Francisco, CA on November 12, 2011
for the realization of this offering Nux Vomica was:
Evan Sornstein, Jenny Liang Herrick, Alan Herrick